London Product Management Full-time Commercial

Product Owner – Digital Markets

At R3 our vision is a world where value moves freely, and business is done safely. Our mission is to enable an open, trusted, and enduring digital economy. We are a scale up with a startup’s grit. We encourage a workforce where no idea is too small, and no two days are the same.
The Team
R3’s Digital Markets team comprises of innovative problem-solvers and strategic, fast-moving team members collaborating with customers to solve challenges and build solutions leveraging R3’s flagship DLT technology Corda. As part of the Product team, you will help to drive successful customer outcomes by defining and delivering end-to-end customer solutions, including and not limited to Design, Build & Deployment phases, working closely with our Product Managers and engineering teams at each step.  

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for innovation and end-to-end launch of products. 
  • Define, prioritise and manage the product backlog, collaborating with the Product Manager and Solution Architects within the organisation to accurately articulate product and customer requirements. 
  • Following agile principles, take initiatives from the Product Manager, breaks and writes into features and user stories together with clear and concise acceptance criteria.  
  • Works closely with the development and QA teams to demonstrate product value and owns and executes the product roadmap. 
  • Own the product backlog, ensuring priorities are clear by obtaining input from various stakeholders and be the point of contact for the development team.  
  • Where applicable, create reusable templates and artefacts needed to complete the functional phase of the project, including and not limited to business flow diagrams and functional specifications.  
  • Prepare and sign-off of any deliverables of working solutions or POCs to both internal and customer teams. 
  • Develops and maintains appropriate tracking and reporting of product performance post-launch to evaluate future investment. 
  • Ability to convey and simplify technical concepts to internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Collaborating with UX designers to create mockups of what the final product will look like. 
  • Work closely with the Product Manager to ensure you gain a depth of knowledge of the product strategy and vision, market and customer needs to ensure product-market fit and achieve overall product success. 
  • Daily functions will include: 
  • Breaking product management’s epics into user stories 
  • Arranging and prioritizing sprints 
  • Co-ordinating sprint planning 
  • Evaluating progress at each stage of development 
  • Answering dev questions about the reasoning for user stories or tasks 
  • Outline milestones and deliverables and identifies opportunities and risks 

Skills

  • Balance of technical knowledge and business acumen 
  • Customer first, ABCD thinking mind set 
  • Proactive, self-starter with excellent project management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks effectively 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment 
  • High degree of organization, individual initiative, and personal accountability 

Education & Experience

  • Experience of 3+ years in a product owner role.
  • Experience working across the Financial Services domain (Capital Markets, Fintech, Retail payments, Wholesale Banking) one or more is desirable. 
  • Proven track record of delivering data driven solutions with a customer-first mindset.
  • Established background in launching software or services in partnership with engineering teams and high degree of proficiency in prototyping, iterative development, understanding of Agile principles.
  • Passion for DLT/Blockchain technologies and benefits, although previous experience is not expected. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences. 
  • We offer a clear career path with opportunities for growth and advancement. The role of Product Owner can lead to senior-level positions, such as Senior Product Owner and Product Manager, based on performance and individual goals.
    Join our dynamic team and contribute to the development and delivery of cutting-edge products in the technology and financial markets. Apply today!

R3 is a leading enterprise technology firm specialising in digital solutions for regulated financial markets. Our technology enables financial markets to operate with greater efficiency, transparency and enhanced connectivity. Our focus is on progressing markets and fostering an open, trusted and enduring digital economy.
 
R3ers center around our core values – Collaborative, Ownership, Bold and Customer First – as a result our flagship DLT platform, Corda, and R3 Digital Markets product suite is trusted by the world’s leading financial market infrastructures (FMIs), exchanges, central banks and commercial banks.
 
R3 is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are a diverse and inclusive team that supports all ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, origins, disability and veteran status and cultures. At R3, we’re committed to fostering an environment where individuality–not conformity–is embraced and valued because we believe our collective differences are what make us better together. For more information, visit www.r3.com or connect with us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
 
If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV/resume. We’re always interested in meeting bold, collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

About us

R3 is a leading provider of enterprise technology and services for the development of multi-party solutions that enable direct, digital collaboration in regulated industries where trust is critical.

Our values

Customers first

Customer success is paramount. We build strong relationships and strive to create the best possible experience. Learn why so many of our customers view R3 as a trusted, long-term partner.

Collaborative

We bring together all parts of our ecosystem and give our customers the tools and environment to work together to change their industries.

Bold

We have the agility of a small company but the confidence and ambition of the industry-defining trailblazer we aspire to become. As a thought leader, R3 subject matter experts produce compelling analysis and insight into emerging technology.

Ownership

We demand excellence and take pride in our products and services. We believe the our platform, Corda, will transform the way the world does business.

Our benefits

We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits packages to ensure the wellbeing of all our employees and their loved ones. For a regional breakdown of our company benefits and perks, click here.

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